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New York (AirGuideBusiness - Aerospace & Defense News - Defense Asia / Pacific) May 9, 2010

Bell Helicopter, Boeing The Royal New Zealand Air Force is investigating the cause of a Bell UH-1H crash that killed three military personnel and injured another on 25 April. One of three UH-1s from Ohakea-based 3 Sqn due to take part in Anzac Day commemorations, the helicopter crashed just north of Wellington in heavy cloud and fog. May 4, 2010

India India's air force has issued a request for information for amphibious aircraft that it plans to deploy in the Andaman and Nicobar islands, near a disputed maritime border. Recently released, the request seeks the air force's first amphibious aircraft capability. May 7, 2010

India The Indian Coast Guard has issued requests for information (RFI) for 16 ship-borne helicopters and 14 shore-based helicopters. May 5, 2010

India With several bidders failing to meet the April 28 deadline for the coveted contract for 126 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft for India, the country has notified the vendors that they will need to rebid on the contract. Bidders include fighter jet makers MiG Russian Aircraft Corp., Dassault, Eurofighter, Saab, Boeing and Lockheed Martin, and with contract rules...

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